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Apr 23, 2013 9:00pm PDT
the same way, sorry i'm looking forward to that, thank you. >> president chiu: supervisor cohen. >> supervisor cohen: well perhaps we could revisit the possibility of inviting city college to have a seat on the joint committee. it is an idea that supervisor chiu and i spoke about two years ago when i was chairing the committee and it would makelogical sense because you have embers of the board of supervisors , members of the school board, it would only make sense that we have our public educators educating all students that we continue in that vein, that we are encouraging the continuing of public education. maybe that is something no debate that we can take up but we can begin to address some of the disconnect through this particular committee that exists. >> president chiu: supervisor campos. >> supervisor campos: speaking up on this point, i will be happy to introduce things that allows us to do that but we have to make sure that the trustees of city college are on board and i think that before we could do something like that i would want to have a conversation with them
Apr 9, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. supervisor campos? campos aye. supervisor chiu? chiu aye. supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor tang? tang aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. there are 10 aye. >> the motion is approved and the categorical exemption is affirmed. [gavel] >> thank you to the members of the public. and with that, let us go to the adoption calendar, madam clerk. >> items 19 through 21 are being considered for immediate adoption without committee reference. a single roll call today [speaker not understood] unless a member objects, a matter can then be removed and considered separately. >> colleagues, would any member like to sever these item? supervisor cohen. >> thank you, mr. chair. i'd like to sever item 21. >> tie at thev 21 is severed. members of the public, if you could please leave quietly, we still have a little bit of business to do in front of the board. madam clerk, can you call the roll on items 19 and tae? >> supervisor yee? aye. supervisor avalos? avalos aye. bravoed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. supervisor chiu? chiu aye.
Apr 16, 2013 1:55pm PDT
. supervisor cohen? cohen present. supervisor farrell? farrell present. supervisor kim? kim present. supervisor mar? mar present. supervisor tang? tang present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee? yee present. mr. president, all members are present. >> thank you. ladies and gentlemen, before we do the pledge of allegiance, i'd like to ask that we take a moment to recognize the victims of yesterday's boston marathon tragedy. [moment of silence] >> thank you very much. and ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands; one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> colleagues, we have our march 12, 2013 board meeting minutes. could i have a motion to approve those minutes? motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor breed. without objection, those meeting minutes are adopted. [gavel] >> madam clerk, do we have any communications? >> there are no communications, mr. president. >> and if you could read our consent age
Apr 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
cohen, would like to -- >> supervisor cohen: he shook his head, no. >> president chiu: mr. benson said that he is in support of the proposed amendment. supervisor kim has seconded. supervisor wiener wold like to comment. >> supervisor wiener: in terms of this not setting a precedent, can you elaborate on how that occurs. i am curious to know. >> president chiu: mr. benson. >> brad benson with the port of san francisco, the concern was raised by peter cohen, san francisco information clearinghouse involved in the broader citywide discussion about the potential use of ifd in other areas of the city. the policy constructs are different for the port; we are using all of ifd to pay for new infrastructure; in a broader city context there was discussion to use ifd funds. the desire was to make sure that it is clear that it is a different context at the port and the city and the port might want pursuing other areas of the city. >> president chiu: can we take a motion to amend without objection? gvl (gavel)any further discussion? on the underlining resolution as amended? colleagues can we ta
Mar 31, 2013 6:00pm PDT
mentioned city administrator naomi kelly, supervisor malia cohen is with us and supervisor london breed, welcome. we also have in the audience with us karen roy is with us. we have karen roy. we have luis herrera, city librarian with us. mohammed naru who is the head of dpw. we have joanne white, the fire chief is with us. and linda richardson, commissioner linda richardson is with us. let's welcome them, please. (applause) >> okay. we have greetings now in the program. i think we will go ahead and move forward with the greetings from the supervisors and we will then be followed by city administrator kelly will introduce the mayor upon the mayor's arrival. so, with that i'd like to ask supervisor cohen if you would come and extend greetings, please. >> thank you. amen, good morning, everyone. good afternoon. how are you? i have to say you look beautiful to look out and see so much red. this is an exciting time for all of us here in san francisco. and as i stand before you on this day, we celebrate black history month in san francisco. this is a day on which we acknowledge the being at t
Apr 22, 2013 11:30pm PDT
about. i want to thank supervisor avalos and supervisor cohen that it will be here in a minute. your budget chair is supervisor farrell, i want to thank him as he will have a lot of meetings. and i want to thank the different departments represented here. you can see them, we will have a chance to identify them in a minute. again we will give priority of time to the residents, to the nonprofits, to people who work here in the community in district 10/11, to express what you think our budget should reflect. this is an important part. this is the second of at least five or six we are doing throughout the city. to give people the opportunity to tell us what their priorities are. and then we will work those into how we make decisions about our budget in the city. i wanted to begin by saying we are better and better each year. doesn't mean we don't have a deficit. we still have a deficit in the budget. this year coming $123 million, and the second year in the budget covering 2014/15 has $256 million deficit. we are not out of woods. but these numbers are better than $500 million and $700
Apr 4, 2013 11:00am PDT
a couple of points we make is have you communicated with supervisor cohen of that district and what kind of community support is there for the alcohol license? >> i talk to mr. gold stein and says welcome. and -- [inaudible] we like to have something different but i don't own the building and maybe you can recommend the public works there is no sidewalk. >> mr. ascarrunz have you communicated with supervisor cohen's office on this one? i understand you have and if you could elaborate on that please. >> i will do whatever i can. i have no problem. >> have you communicated with supervisor malia cohen's office? >> yes. did you talk to the people? yes. did you talk to the people? yes. they were very happy. >> thank you very much. if there are no other questions let's open this up for public comment. if there is someone that would like to speak please come forward. two minutes maximum per person. >> my name is mikeel nolan and a resident of san francisco since 1970 and living in bernal heights. hi the pleasure of meeting cesar ascarrunz and he's been a pioneer and a hands on guy.
Apr 16, 2013 11:00pm PDT
? chiu aye. supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor tang? tang aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. there are 11 ayes. >> the resolution is adopted as amended. madam clerk, could you go to our imperative agenda and do we have any items today? >> we do, mr. president. we have 2013 as the year of the child in san francisco. >> we have a founding as well as the brown act finding -- >> mr. president, mr. president, please excuse my interruption. that was not the imperative item. that was the item -- >> tia margarita. >> yes. it was a resolution declaring 2013 as it a margarita day. in the city and county of san francisco. >> colleagues, we have the resolution described by the clerk purely recommendtry brown act finding. supervisor mar made a resolution to adopt the resolution. second that, seconded by supervisor campos. is there any public comment on this item? seeing none, colleagues, can we take this item same house same call? without objection, this resolution is adopted. [gav
Apr 13, 2013 6:44pm PDT
you, mr. president. supervisor cohen. >> thank you, madam clerk. i, too, had prepared an in memoriam for ms. mabel sue. i ask that you also put my name on the letter for that commission. i have another in memoriam recognizing the life and contributions of a ms. catherine campbell. she was actually borne in south carolina to dr. kass ton and louise butler lynch. she was the first of two children. ~ she attend public schools where she excelled in science, music and technology. she graduated from center high school, enrolled into fiske university which is in nashville, tennessee where she majored in zoology and minored in chemistry. she met and married alphonso campbell, her husband, for 58 years. catherine was a beautiful woman. i knew her personally. she loved sports, especially the 49ers and the giants. she loved music and all of its various genres, particularly spirituals, gospel, jazz, classical and soul. she was an excellent cook and seamstress. she was a faithful member of third baptist shuck and active member of sigma delta theta. she is preceded by her parents, catherine senior
Apr 9, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. the rest i submit. thank you. >> thank you, supervisor cohen. supervisor kim. >> thank you. today i am formally introducing an alternate c-e-q-a reform legislation that we have now much talked about here at land use committee yesterday. the original legislation which i introduced on march 12 was a draft legislation that was originally submitted to us by a coalition of neighborhood association and some members of labor as well. this came to us after several months of discussion that had been ongoing based on a legislation that supervisor wiener introduced back in december. the kind of controversial aspect of see i can't, there are perspectives in terms of what would be the best way to reform it. everyone in the room agrees that reform must happen. the improvements are indeed necessary. the existing process is neither transparent nor predictable and limited project notices continue to sub surprise san francisco residents who learn about projects months after it's been approved. an open-ended appeal window also continues to expose developers to its unpredictable level of risk. over the pa
Apr 9, 2013 2:00pm PDT
chiu? chiu present. supervisor cohen? cohen present. supervisor farrell? farrell present. supervisor kim. kim present. supervisor mar? mar present. supervisor tang? tang present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee. yee present. mr. president, all members are present. >> thank you research, madam clerk, ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance? i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. colleagues, we have our march 5th, 2013 board meeting minutes. can i have a motion to approve those minutes? motion by supervisor campos, seconded by supervisor yee. without objection those meeting minutes are approved. [gavel] >> madam clerk, are there any communication? s? >> there are no communications, mr. thv. >> can you read our consent agenda? the consent calendar is considered routine. if a member objects ictiontionth the item may be removed and considered separately. >> colleagues, unless there is any objection, if w
Apr 14, 2013 1:44pm PDT
and that is under the auspices of the san francisco arts commission. this is a project as supervisor cohen says we've been working on with tom elliot fish and landscape designer walter hood. do you have this on your screen? or you should have the hard copy in front of you. one of the things we are really proud of on this design team is recognizing the history k place of the opera house in the context of the district. you will see in front of you the very interesting history that begins with the loaney people that live along the bay of bay view. the history of the shipyard and very interesting and important to us is the picture on the far right is a history of the racial tensions in the mid 60s. that corner you see on the right hand image is a corner that you will see on a design schematic that we hope to turn into a commemorative plaza. i'm going to move to the next image and see the distribution -- direction we have gone with the design team. the key areas of this project are to improve accessibility with strong emphasis on the historic front and then to activate the outdoor plaza space specifi
Apr 9, 2013 6:30pm PDT
was a first five commissioner years ago and i wanted to welcome malia cohen for joining the first five commission as our board of supervisors rep. today, related to this, i'm asking our board to join many organizations and leaders throughout the state and this country in declaring 2013 the year of the child. for years our state government has imposed dramatic cuts which have undercut our efforts by universal preschool, educate students and provide child care for our families, especially the most vulnerable. this is heard over 100,000 children living in san francisco and as the state and local budgets improve this year, we hope, we must restore as many of the services to children as possible and demand that the state government does its part. ~ hurt i'm thankful to supervisors malia cohen and norman yee it for joining our board, the california state in counties, [speaker not understood], head start programs, elected officials and community partners across the state in recognizing the critical importance of providing adequate services to our children. thanks so much to the work of the fi
Apr 19, 2013 2:14am PDT
. supervisor campos? campos no. supervisor chiu? chiu no. supervisor cohen? cohen no. supervisor farrell. farrell no. supervisor kim? kim no. supervisor mar. mar no. supervisor tang. tang no. supervisor wiener. wiener no. supervisor yee? yee no. there are 11 no's. >> the ordinance has failed. [gavel] >> item 26. >> item 26 is a resolution determining the issuance of a type 22 on sale beer and wine premises license located at 54 3 2nd street will serve the public convenience. >> roll call. >> on item 26, supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. supervisor chiu? chiu aye. supervisor cohen? cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor tang? tang aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. there are 11 ayes. >> the resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> item 27. >> item 27 is a resolution determining that the issuance of a type 21 off-sale general license for fm smokes and wines located at 57 new montgomery street will serve the public convenience. >> can we do this same
Apr 12, 2013 10:00am PDT
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Apr 19, 2013 3:44pm PDT
) >> supervisor campos and supervisor malia cohen. i'm not going to speak too much because i know the nominater took not only is she a part of this community, but she has taken the time to really outline all the achievements of the community. but i will say on behalf of my boss, amy cohen, the portola never had a drop down on the yelp. it never had a drop down on the cdbg grant application process. and they used to have t-shirts that said best little neighborhood you never knew. so, i'm going to bring up lindy lynetsky from dpw. (applause) >> we stole all her lines already. >> yeah, stole all my lines. you just stole another. all right. tonight is called the portola sweep, right? [cheering and applauding] >> i know there are several people here tonight who nominated the portola as the come back neighborhood of the award of the year. neighborhood of the year award. i'm sure there were several nominaters. so, i'm very humble to be able to present my nomination and the reasons why i think we deserve tonight's award. i'm a relative newcomer to the neighborhood, only 13 years, and there are many mor
Apr 12, 2013 9:00pm PDT
speaker cards. michael colter, wendy mag, peter cohen. i'm wendy mag, i'm a local residue and local merchant. the years ago purchased a business within this upper market corridor. we are very excited about this as the beginning of a policy that can address this area from octavia to castro. this is a beginning of the neighborhood of the corridor. this is a boom in both coming residents and retail. we are looking at what we can do to shape this where people will come and the residents moving in will spend time there. the transit corridor has created a need and a desire to keep people out of their cars so they can get other places in the city but it's also an opportunity to invite them to stay home, stay within a few blocks and get what they need. the more that we can support, invite and protect the small locally owned businesses that attract people to stay home, stay in the neighborhood, come to the neighborhood, the more that is going to happen. as a local merchant, as a local resident, i would like to ask you to consider supporting the policy. thank you. >> thank you. >> good afte
Apr 23, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. take the roll. >> supervisor campos: present >> president chiu: present >> supervisor cohen: present >> supervisor kim: present m1 >> supervisor mar:present >> could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. we pledge allegiance to the flag pl3 of the united states of america, pl4 and to the republicpl5 for which it stands. indivisible,pl6 one nation, under god,pl7 with liberty and justicepl8 for all. >> president chiu: collies we have our march 19th, 2013 board minutes. could we have a motion to approve. second by farrell. minutes approved. madam clerk clerk you have any communications? >> no communications. >> the mayor may address the board for five minutes. follow-up questions are in order as long as the entire discussion does not exceed five minutes per supervisor. >> president chiu: thank you madam clerk, we want to welcome back mr. mayor back to the board chamber. >> mayor lee: good afternoon supervisors and members of the public. i would like to begin my remarks by mentioning of course the tragic and unspeakable events that occurred in boston last week. our thoughts and
Apr 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT
chiu: supervisor cohen. >> supervisor cohen: as a public service announcement i want to bring attention that i am the board appointee to the san francisco retirement board. i will continue to carry your wishes on this board but i wanted to manage the expectations that this is a nonbinding resolution; a statement of this body asking and urging the retirement board, of which there are six other members to take this under consideration and also want to know is that there is a very thoughtful, but fairly long and drawnout process, the divestment process to begin this process. and i will be making an appointment to talk with each of you to talk about the divestment process and to make myself available to you and answer questions that you may have on how we can begin to move this particular policy . agenda forward as you know there are other discussions that we are doing with, , not only talking about divestment from fossil fuels but also talking about -- it escapes me -- thank you, gun control. manufacturing gun control. and the predatory lending institutions of san francisco that
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